• Singapore says deports 4 Indonesians for links to IS

    bigstory.ap.org 23 Feb '16, 7am

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore said Tuesday that it had deported four Indonesians it says were on their way to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The Ministry of Home Affairs said the four "were deported to Indonesia after investigations revealed that they had plans to make their way ...

  • #WorldWarII dog tag belonging to an American soldier has been found on a Pacific island

    Fallen US WWII hero's Army dog tag found on Pacific island

    bigstory.ap.org 21 Feb '16, 7pm

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dorothy Hollingsworth was just 7 when her brother Tom left the family farm in Indiana to join the Army a few months before the United States entered World War II. She never saw him again. Now, more than 70 years after Pfc. Thomas E. Davis was killed in one of the w...

  • Singapore Open final round delayed to Monday due to rain as Jordan Spieth makes late charge - AP

    Singapore Open held over to Monday due to rain

    bigstory.ap.org 31 Jan '16, 2am

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Southeast Asia's fickle weather forced the organizers of the Singapore Open to delay the completion of the final round until Monday, just as Jordan Spieth was making a late charge for the title. Trailing by two shots at 10 under but still with a chance of winning, Spi...

  • Police: Women suspected of drugging men, stealing Rolexes

    bigstory.ap.org 22 Jan '16, 3pm

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say they're looking for two women suspected of drugging two men and stealing their Rolex watches after they met at a bar. Local media outlets report that the men told detectives they met the women the night of Jan. 7 at the Porterhouse Bar & Gr...

  • Suspected match fixer Tan re-arrested a week after release

    bigstory.ap.org 02 Dec '15, 8am

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore businessman Dan Tan has been re-arrested just a week after being released following more than two years in detention on suspicion of coordinating a global soccer match-fixing syndicate. Singapore police said Wednesday that 51-year-old Tan, also known as Tan ...

  • Singapore Airlines jet collapses during checks; no injuries

    bigstory.ap.org 11 Oct '15, 7am

    SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singapore Airlines jet collapsed Sunday morning with no passengers or crew on board as an engineer conducted routine landing checks before a scheduled flight from Singapore to Hong Kong, the airline said. The carrier said in a statement that the nose gear of an Airb...

  • PHOTO: Singapore Airlines plane's nose gear collapses during routine check before flight; no one hurt:

    Singapore Airlines Jet Collapses

    bigstory.ap.org 11 Oct '15, 12pm

    A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 is seen collapsed at Changi Airport in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015. The Singapore Airlines jet collapsed Sunday morning with no passengers or crew on board as an engineer conducted routine landing checks before a scheduled flight from Singapor...

  • Singapore economy expands slightly in third quarter

    bigstory.ap.org 14 Oct '15, 5am

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's economy expanded slightly in the third quarter, narrowly avoiding recession after shrinking in the previous three months, preliminary figures showed Wednesday. Separately, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said the pace of appreciation of the Singapore d...

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